Released in 1981
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Space - protect humanoids from aliens. Even more hyper-active sequel to Defender.
Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
292 x 240 Resolution
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@ 1 Mhz
Features possibly the most controls on one game - difficult to learn - featured many hidden secrets and tactics. Minor classic.
This was the first game produced for Williams by Eugene Jarvis' company Vid Kidz.
The title refers to the teleportation "gates" present in the game- this title was dropped by Williams/Midway for reasons that have not been made clear. There have been claims that it infringed upon a trademark held by a board game manufacturer.
Elements of Stargate can be found in the two Defender spin-offs, Revenge of Defender and Defender 2000.
- Published for Atari 2600, 5200, 400/800/XL/XE by Atari. (2600 version also available as "Defender II")
- Published for NES by Hal as "Defender II".
- Published for Sega Genesis, Saturn, SNES, PC, PlayStation by Williams/Midway as "Defender II" in Arcade's Greatest Hits/Williams Greatest Hits.
- Published for Game.Com by Tiger as "Defender II" in Arcade Classics.
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